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Pileggi, Nicholas

Overview
Works: 92 works in 404 publications in 11 languages and 10,001 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Gangster films  Case studies  Film adaptations  Crime films  Political films  Historical films  History  Cookbooks 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Wiseguy : life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

70 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination
GoodFellas by Warner Bros. Pictures España( Visual )

110 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

51 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
City hall by Harold Becker( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burmistrz Pappas i jego zastępca Calhoun wspólnie rządzą Nowym Jorkiem. Wielkie pieniądze, polityka i narastająca przestępczość to ich codzienność. Pewnego dnia podczas strzelaniny między policją i handlarzami narkotyków ginie sześcioletni chłopiec. Miastem wstrząsają kolejne tajemnicze wydarzenia. W metropolii dzieje się coś złego, ktoś realizuje tu swoje brudne interesy. Calhoun rozpoczyna dochodzenie
Best American crime writing( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the best crime journalism of the year, including Mark Singer's "The Chicken Warriors," a study of cockfighting, and David McClintock's article "Fatal Bondage," about a vicious serial killer
Blye, private eye by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rao's cookbook : over 100 years of Italian home cooking by Frank Pellegrino( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise guy by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Serbian and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination
Casino by Nicholas Pileggi( Recording )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal and Anthony Spilotro, who both ran Las Vegas for the mob. Lefty's obsession with running the town, and Spilotro's obsession with Lefty's wife, caused the mob to lose its stranglehold over the casino gambling industry in Las Vegas
One tough cop : the Bo Dietl story by Bo Dietl( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the true story of the maverick cop who made the busts, the headlines, and the controversies. Now Bo Dietl tells what it's really like inside the raw and deadly world of a big-city-cop--and how one man became a legend from the station house to the streets"--Back cover
Wiseguy life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vegas by Dennis Quaid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas, 1960. As the county's new sheriff, maverick rancher Ralph Lamb takes his own brand of justice to the Las Vegas streets with his trustworthy brother, Deputy Jack Lamb. Against a city hall rife with corruption, the only official they can count on is Assistant D.A. Katherine O'Connell. On the other side of the law, Vincent Savino just took over the Savoy Casino at the behest of the Chicago mob. With the brilliant Mia Rizzo calculating the profits, the cash rolls in. But problems mount as Savino navigates cutthroat gang politics to survive and thrive. Two powerful forces face off in a deadly game to decide the future of Las Vegas, but only one will be left holding the cards. The tension mounts in the 21 episodes of the complete series chronicling the epic battle for Sin City's soul
Kings of South Beach by Tim Hunter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub owner Chris Troiano took Miami's South Beach by storm in the mid-1990's, transforming this quaint retirement community into a high-fashion, drug-fueled playground for the rich and famous. When Chris hires Andy Burnett, a mysterious drifer, as his bodyguard, Andy's street smarts quickly elevate him from right-hand man to best friend. Based on the shocking real-life story of legendary Miami nightlife kingpin Chris Paciello
Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the alliance of Lefty Rosenthal and Tony Spilotro, who ran the Mafia in Las Vegas and whose partnership ended in adultery, murder, and revenge
Father hood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life with Mikey : Mikey, a former child star is having a little trouble with his new role as a kids' talent agent
Casino : the rise and fall of the mob in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heat GoodFellas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A determined LAPD detective traces down a slick crew of criminals, even though he admires the leader of the group; follows a mid-level gangster over three decades from his Brooklyn neighborhood to his arrest by the FBI
Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi( Recording )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Hill knows where a lot of the bodies are buried and he turned federal witness to save his own life
Goodfellas drei Jahrzehnte in der Mafia; based on the book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kompromißloses Porträt der Mafia
Der Mob von innen : ein Mafioso packt aus by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Nicholas Pileggi Amerikaans schrijver

Nicholas Pileggi scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Nicholas Pileggi US-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Николас Пиледжи

Никълъс Пилеги

Ніколас Піледжі

Пиледжи, Николас

نیکولاس پیلگی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و نویسنده آمریکایی

ピレッジ, ニコラス

尼古拉斯·派勒吉

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GoodFellasCasinoCity hallBest American crime writingRao's cookbook : over 100 years of Italian home cookingWise guyCasinoOne tough cop : the Bo Dietl story